File:MBC2MBU08312016 033 PS.jpg|thumb|300x300px|The Mary Baldwin University campus sits on 58.5 acres overlooking downtown Staunton, Virginia.
'''Mary Baldwin University''' (abbreviated as '''MBU'''), formerly '''Mary Baldwin College''', is a private Liberal arts college|liberal arts
in Staunton, Virginia
, USA. It was founded in 1842 by Rufus William Bailey as the Augusta Female Seminary.
Today, Mary Baldwin University is home to the Mary Baldwin College for Women, a residential women's college with a focus on liberal arts and leadership,
as well as co-educational residential undergraduate programs within its University College
structure. MBU also offers co-educational graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degree and certificate programs for non-traditional-aged students.
The university is the oldest institution...